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Structural repairs to buildings, using Cintec grouted anchors and diamond drilling methods–Part 1 The Cintec Anchor

  Repairs to Yorkshire and Derbyshire’s old buildings and structures, which have moved or cracked, is something I’ve been involved in for about 25 years. Usually resin bonded or cemetitious stainless steel ties are used. Every building is different though and each has to be treated on merit. Sometimes serious movement has occurred or is […]

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How to write a damp and timber report (CSRT revision)

Fundamentals of damp and timber reports (CSRT revision) or, How to write a damp and timber report. This article is for those wishing to produce damp and timber reports of an acceptable standard.     Clearly a book could be written on how to write a damp and timber report, but for now I am […]

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